Savills Graduate Programme

The Company

Savills Ireland has been at the forefront of the Irish Property market for more than 70 years and has been consistently recognised as a leading Irish practice. Our people combine entrepreneurial spirit and a deep understanding of specialist property sectors with the highest standards of client care. Through our parent company Savills Plc, we have an international network of more than 27,000 employees in over 600 offices and associates throughout the Americas, the UK, continental Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, offering a broad range of specialist advisory, management and transactional services to clients all over the world. With more than 250 employees, Savills Ireland is a full service real estate advisory firm covering the entire Island of Ireland with offices in Dublin, Cork and Belfast together with suburban residential offices throughout Dublin.

Graduate Positions

Equipping our staff with the necessary knowledge and skills is crucial to the achievement of Savills’ organisational goals and contributes to our strategy of
providing employees with an exciting and rewarding career. We have opportunities in our offices for property graduates to join the Company on a 2½ year graduate contract. During this time the successful candidates will gain the broad practical experience and personal growth required to complete their APC and establish their name in the property industry.

Working for us

Savills is about people. Our finest products are the knowledge and expertise of our employees. Every employee plays a critical role in our Firm’s success. The challenge will be to operate as part of a fast paced team, be capable of performing at a high level whilst committing to an ethos of continuous personal and professional development. Finally, we need people who can work in an organisation that holds ethical behaviour and professional conduct as sacrosanct.

Qualifications & Attributes

What qualifications, attributes and characteristics define our Graduates?

  • Relevant Commercial or Residential Property Qualification (Level 7, 8 or 9)
  • Solid work ethic, inquisitive and eager to learn
  • Flexible, adaptable and numerate
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Excellent relationship builder, a client-focused approach
  • Full driving licence
  • Energy and determination to succeed
  • Persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Good decision-making
  • Problem-solving strength
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Proven commercial awareness and a clear understanding of the role of a chartered surveyor and the APC process
  • Demonstrated interest and knowledge of the property industry and developing markets

Support, Training & Benefits

What support & training will you receive as a Savills Graduate?

  • Welcome Packs and induction specific to the Graduate experience
  • Inclusion on our Graduate Forum – a voice for Graduates, run by Graduates
  • Rotations within the relevant property teams to your chosen pathway
  • Training in Soft Skills which include Negotiation, Networking and Managing Client Relationships, etc.
  • Career support and guidance available in addition to on-going performance feedback
  • In-house CPD Seminars including Landlord & Tenant, Conflict Avoidance, Accounting Principles, etc.
  • Access to an internal APC Library and study rooms
  • Full APC Support will be provided should the Graduate wish to undertake their APC, (subject to SCSI eligibility requirements). This includes access to our APC Library, study facilities, final assessment preparation, coaching and support resources

What benefits can I enjoy as a Savills Graduate?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Participation in Company Bonus Scheme
  • Mileage
  • Generous holiday package (25 days, including company days)
  • Onsite Fitness Centre
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Access to Group Discount (VHI & AVIVA)
  • Study & Educational Assistance
  • Active Social Committee (run by our Savillians)
  • Active CSR Committee (run by our Savillians)
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